Dene Grigar, professor, creative media and digital culture, WSU Vancouver, curated the exhibition “Tear Down the Wall: Hypertext and Participatory Narratives,” presented in conjunction with the 2019 ACM Hypertext conference at Hof University, Germany, and including work by John Barber, clinical associate professor, and Greg Philbrook, instructional technician.
John Streamas, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, authored the chapter “East by Northwest: Preserving Pacific War Memory at Hanford and Minidoka” in Dark Tourism in the American West (Palgrave Macmillan); and the article “A Vision for Scholar-Activists of Color” in Journal of Academic Freedom.
Sue Peabody, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, was selected for an eight-week residency in Cassis, France, as a fellow at the Camargo Foundation to work on her creative nonfiction project, The Failure of the Succès: Anatomy of a Slave Smuggling Voyage. She will later travel to Paris and London for archival research and to Réunion Island for an exhibit opening at the Musée historique de Villèle dedicated to the subject of her previous book, Madeleine’s Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France’s Indian Ocean Colonies (Oxford University Press, 2017), coinciding with the book’s release in French.
Jeremiah Busch, associate professor, and Nathan C. Layman and Carly J. Prior, doctoral students, biological sciences, co-authored with colleagues “Selfing ability and drift load evolve with range expansion” in Evolution Letters.
Maria Serenella Previto, clinical associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “Contrapunto caribeño: Raza e identidad nacional en “Pollito Chicken” y “La llamaban Aurora”” (“Caribbean Counterpoint: Race and National Identity in “Pollito Chicken” and “La llamaban Aurora””) at the 29th International Conference of the Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the Universitat de València, Spain.
Vilma Navarro-Daniels, associate professor, languages, cultures, and race, presented “La Guerra, de Gabriela Mistral: Un himno al retorno a los orígenes” (“The War, by Gabriela Mistral: A Hymn to the Return to Origins”) at the 29th International Conference of the Association of Gender and Sexuality Studies at the Universitat de València, Spain. She also authored “Yo, Maldita India, de Jerónimo López Mozo: Una deconstrucción teatral del discurso histórico” (“Jerónimo López Mozo’s Yo, Maldita India: A Theatrical Deconstruction of Historiography”) in Contextos. Estudios de Humanidades y Ciencias Sociales, published by Metropolitan University of Sciences of Education Press, Santiago, Chile.
Andrew Gillreath-Brown, doctoral candidate, anthropology, co-authored “A Geospatial Method for Estimating Soil Moisture Variability in Prehistoric Agricultural Landscapes” in PLoS ONE.
Pavithra Narayanan and Desiree Hellegers, associate professors, English, WSU Vancouver, co-authored “Toxic Imperialism: Memory, Erasure, and Environmental Injustice in David Chariandy’s Soucouyant,” in A Review of International English Literature.
Alair MacLean, associate professor, sociology, WSU Vancouver, authored “Military service and the socioeconomic attainment of Frenchmen, 1940–1980” in Social Stratification and Mobility.
Thabiti Lewis, associate professor, English, WSU Vancouver, was awarded the 2019 Black Metropolis Research Consortium Short-term Fellowship to complete his book on Chicago’s role in shaping the Black Arts Movement. Lewis also was appointed interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at WSU Vancouver for AY 2019-20.